Aimee Miyazawa is responsible for the prevention, care, rehabilitation and maintenance of the Kansas volleyball team's injuries and illnesses.
In Oct. 2011, Miyazawa was selected to work the 16th Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, where she worked primarily with women's indoor volleyball, as well as the men's team while keeping regular hours staffing the Team USA clinic.
Additionally, Miyazawa spent time in June 2009 at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., working for the USOC Volunteer Medical Program. She worked with a variety of different athletes including those in sprint kayak, BMX, cycling, archery and speed skating. Also, during summer 2008 Miyazawa served as a trainer for the USA national men's volleyball team, which won the gold medal in the Pan-American Cup.
Miyazawa came to the Jayhawk program following a fellowship with the U.S. Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs, Colo., during the 2004-05 academic year. While at the Olympic Training Center, Miyazawa worked primarily with the women's volleyball, weightlifting and men's freestyle wrestling national teams. Her travels with the women's volleyball national team took her to China, Korea, Thailand and the Dominican Republic.
Prior to her stint in Colorado Springs, Miyazawa spent two years as a graduate assistant trainer at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, where she worked with volleyball and indoor/outdoor track and field.
Miyazawa graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 2001 with a bachelor's degree in kinesiology and went on to receive a master's in physical education from Nebraska-Kearney in August 2004.